COVID-19 Information - Archive

COVID-19 Information
Posted on 04/15/2020

Updated April 15, 2020 

California's Governor, Gavin Newsom, announced a new initiative to expand call center hours at the Employment Development Department to better assist Californians with unemployment insurance applications. EDD will also implement a one-stop shop for those applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, including the self-employed and independent contractors. For more information click here.

The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a renewal deadline extension for all license renewals set to expire between March and May. Drivers younger than 70 will have their license extended to May 31, 2020. Drivers 70 and older will automatically receive a temporary paper extension which will be valid for 120 days.


Should you find yourself in a situation where you need a valid ID, the DMV is offering free temporary extension cards to anyone who requests them. You can request your free temporary extension card here

Following the Judicial Council of California's emergency meeting, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued updated guidance to Califronia tenants, encouraging them to learn about their rights if they are unable to pay their full rent as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the Attorney General's statement here.

Solano Public Health Officer reminds residents to observe religious practices at home during the shelter at home order. For more information, click here to read the press release. 

CDC recommends the use of cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. For more information about cloth face coverings visit the the CDC's page on cloth face covers here.

Solano County has released COVID-19 statistics by City. Visit Solano County's COVID-19 dashboard here.

COVID-19 Drive-through testing site for essential employees begins April 8, 2020. For more information on the testing site and how to qualify for testing at this time, click here.

View Vallejo Essential and Non-Essential Businesses Under Executive Order N-33-20 here.

Check out the Community Assistance Resources page for more information, volunteer opportunities, and mutual aid requests.

Governor Newsom issues a Shelter at Home Order.  View all orders here.

View the latest press releases and public notices here, including instructions on how to tune in and comment on the remote March 23 Council Meeting  here.

The City of Vallejo and Solano County Public Health continue to monitor local conditions and circumstances associated with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which has been designated by the World Health Organization as COVID-19.  For the latest information on COVID-19, visit Solano County Public Health's website, here.  There is a Solano Public health coronavirus warmline for community members to ask questions or relay concerns about COVID-19, (707) 784-8988.  

The City has compiled the following resources for the community accessible via the links below.  

The City continues to hold ongoing, internal briefings to assess the event, deploy plans, and advance phased response strategies.  The City is prepared to activate the emergency operation center as the event necessitates.

In addition to this page, information will continue to be updated on our social media platforms, including; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Nextdoor.  Sign up to receive city communications, here.  Sign up for Alert Solano, here

View public service announcements from Mayor Sampayan here: